Today's Top 20 Health Finance Articles
  • Nicklaus Children's receives $15M gift

    Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami received a $15 million gift for its cancer and blood disorders institute from South Florida philanthropists Helen and Jacob Shaham.
  • UHS' CEO-to-worker pay ratio in 2023

    King of Prussia, Pa.-based Universal Health Services CEO and President Marc Miller was paid 287 times what the median employee earned in 2023, according to a proxy statement filed April 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • CommonSpirit to grow GPO

    Chicago-based CommonSpirit Health plans to grow its Edgewise internal group purchasing organization, which also provides GPO services to member organizations outside the health system.
  • 6 steps for ASCs to collect patient payments earlier + faster

    The earlier ASCs collect patient payments, the better. Learn how to collect patient payments earlier + faster in 6 steps here.
  • Jefferson's CEO eyes health plan expansion, closer payer relationships

    Philadelphia-based Jefferson Health is targeting growth for its health plan and working closely with commercial payers to deliver high value care for the community as part of an integrated delivery and financing system.
  • Mayo Clinic Arizona employee sues system, Medica over health plan costs

    Mayo Clinic and its health plan administrator Medica "systemically underpaid" claims and left employees with large healthcare bills, according to a proposed class action lawsuit filed by a Mayo Clinic Arizona employee.
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel closure plan hits speed bump

    The New York Department of Health told New York City-based Mount Sinai that its closure plan for Beth Israel Hospital is incomplete and is asking the system to submit a new, comprehensive plan. 
  • 'Publicly traded companies would die for this': What Phoenix Children's did to hit 14% EBITDA margins every year

    Phoenix Children's has enjoyed years of financial stability by staying disciplined about investments and delivering high quality care. Even through the pandemic, Phoenix Children's remained focused on results and now are reaping the benefits.
  • Simplify the complexity of Medicare claims

    Minutes turn into hours while managing Medicare claims. Learn how to simplify the process by automating your billing management here.
  • Wisconsin system lays off furloughed staff

    Marshfield (Wis.) Clinic Health System has informed furloughed employees that their employment will end in early May, a spokesperson for the health system confirmed to Becker's.
  • Alabama hospital closing surgery department

    Atmore (Ala.) Community Hospital is closing its surgery department June 1 due to low patient volumes, inflating costs, and low reimbursement rates, including lack of Medicaid expansion. 
  • Surgical Notes names former R1 RCM exec CFO

    Private equity-backed ASC billing services provider Surgical Notes has named Dominic Brignola CFO. 
  • UHS' 5 highest-earning executives in 2023

    King of Prussia, Pa.-based Universal Health Services executives saw their total compensation increase in 2023 after seeing it shrink by millions in 2022, according to a proxy statement filed April 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.    
  • Steward CEO a no-show at Massachusetts hearing

    Dallas-based Steward Health Care CEO Ralph de la Torre, MD, did not attend an April 3 field hearing in Boston after U.S. Senator Ed Markey invited him to join and testify on March 15 to discuss the health system's financial troubles.
  • Massachusetts lawmakers say Cerberus got $800M profit from Steward exit

    Massachusetts lawmakers say Cerberus Capital Management, a private equity firm that founded Dallas-based Steward Health Care, profited by around $800 million and "looted" the health system when it exited in 2020. 
  • 9 health systems seeking revenue cycle vice presidents

    Nine hospitals and health systems recently posted job listings seeking revenue cycle vice presidents. 
  • Ohio hospital lays off some workers, cuts hours for others

    Fisher-Titus Medical Center, a 99-bed hospital in Norwalk, Ohio, has laid off some workers in nonclinical roles and reduced hours for others, the Sandusky Register reported April 2. 
  • CHS hospitals by state

    Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems currently operates 71 hospitals, down from 102 in 2019. 
  • What CFOs can learn from the Change Healthcare cyberattack

    The increasing frequency of disruptive events like the Change Healthcare cyberattack means that "enhancing preparations is more important than ever," according to an April 2 report from Kaufman Hall.
  • 7 things to know about Risant Health

    Washington, D.C.-based Risant Health, a nonprofit organization that is part of Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente, completed the acquisition of its first health system, Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger, on March 31. 
  • ProMedica and MetroHealth to close skilled nursing, rehabilitation services at Ohio hospital

    Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica and Cleveland-based MetroHealth are closing their joint venture skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility at MetroHealth's Old Brooklyn Medical Center.
  • CHS' CEO-to-worker pay ratio in 2023

    Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems CEO Tim Hingtgen was paid 96 times more than the health system's median employee in 2023, according to a proxy statement filed March 28 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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